Planting potatoes

Hi i have half a sack of marfona potatoes sprouting which i bought from my local farm,Can i plant them now for a christmas crop

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  • Wow 38 viewers and no reply ...That must be a no then

  • LeggiLeggi Posts: 489

    No, just people aren't familiar with that variety.

    I'd stick some in and see what they do, I have no idea if that's good advice or not.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 46,939

    Marfona are grown commercially as specialist baking potatoes.  They tend towards being waxy rather than floury and are 2nd Earlies.  How are you planning on growing them?  They won't be happy if they get frosted so are they going in a greenhouse?

    If you stop taking chances, you'll stay where you sit. You won't live any longer, but it'll feel like it.” 
  • Kevin! Carlingford are one of the best for Christmas potatoes! An as leggie as said,  It's not a well known variety! n as dove said, it's mainly commercial!  But hey! now ya got em! Bag em n see how they go!!  

  • Thank you to everyone for the advice image

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